The '''Krannert Art Museum''' is a museum
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
in Champaign, Illinois
. It has of space devoted to all periods of art, from ancient Egypt
ian to contemporary photography. Its collection of more than 10,000 objects includes specializations in 20th-century art, Asian art
, and pre-Columbian
art, particularly works from the Andes
. In 2012, the Krannert Art Museum opened a newly redesigned gallery of African Art
entitled ''Encounters: The Arts of Africa''.
[Delinda Collier, "Exhibition Review: Encounters: The Arts of Africa", African Arts, 2013. vol 46, no 4, Winter.]
In addition to permanent exhibitions, the museum often features 12 to 15 challenging exhibitions each year from travelling national and international museum collections as well as exhibitions of professional artists, faculty and student work.
The Museum was designed by...